[allAfrica] Heavy rain and likely flooding are predicted for Tuesday in Nampula and Cabo Delgado, exacerbating problems caused by Cyclone Kenneth. Many areas in central Cabo Delgado remain inaccessible due to flooded roads and washed out roads and bridges. Macomia can be reached but it is difficult to travel further north
[Deutsche Welle] Authorities have roped in teams of soldiers and volunteers to help tackle wildfires in the Mount Kenya national park. Illegal marijuana farmers have been blamed for the blaze, which threatens natural bamboo forests.
[Daily Trust] Police arrested a total 128 people across the country for electoral offences in the past few days.
[Premium Times] Members of the recently inaugurated election tribunal were constituted by Walter Onnoghen before he was suspended under controversial circumstances as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The demonstrations, demanding the immediate and unconditional step-down of Al Bashir and his regime from power continued on Friday. More are planned for the rest of this week.
[Daily Trust] A new report has ranked Lagos ahead of Abuja fourth among the ten wealthiest cities in Africa with a cumulative wealth of $108 billion.
[VOA] South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party’s successes in the past 25 years.
[Monitor] Kampala -The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Ms Betty Aol Ochan, yesterday decried the infighting among opposition actors as she launched an outreach to charm peers in the struggle to remove President Museveni from power.
[The Herald] The Ambrose Mutinhiri-led National Patriotic Front has disbanded and its officials are rejoining Zanu-PF after realising that the events that led to the removal of the Robert Mugabe-led government in November last year were in the best interests of the country.
[Nation] Michael Oyamo, the main suspect in the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno, has been denied bail.